How To Make Your 1-BR Residence More Interesting For Property Shoppers Considering Twenty-One

When the seller makes the effort to give the buyer feeling that the property is his dream home, the buyer has a harder time moving on the next property. What do professionals think you should do to make your mid-rise condo look as attractive as possible to purchasers?

When you decide to sell, you have to think seriously about removing some of your personal indulgences.

When someone looks at your mid-rise condo, they’re trying to decide if this will be their home.

If you’re going to sell your property, you’ll going to want to make it easy for a buyer to imagine a future in the home.

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Are your blinds and curtains going to help your property sell?

Window treatments are broadly divided into two groups; soft and hard. Soft treatments, like drapes and curtains are made from fabrics. On the other hand, hard window coverings include blinds, shutters, screens, and specialty glass like frosted or stained glass. No matter which solution you choose, when you’re selling you want to be mindful of maximizing natural light and minimizing stylistic adventurism.

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A minimalist theme is often best for advertised for sale a mid-rise condo, because buyers fill that empty space with their imaginations.

Get rid of the floor lamps and table lamps. Unless a lamp is critical for showing the home, it should be prepped for moving day and hidden in your storage.

I can help with a yard sale or even arrange for a pick-up of unwanted items. Donated items can garner a tax credit.

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Assuming that you’re advertised for sale your home in Alexandria, do you need to paint your home?

If you want to sell your house with minimum hassle and at a maximum price, it’s critical that the home presents a good first impression. No decor or design choice is more important than your paint scheme.

Soft whites, plaster gray, and very subtle colors can make the walls recede from the eye and make your home a blank canvass for the next owner. “Greige,” a pale gray with a beige undertone, is one of the most versatile colors for staging. This pale taupe is a cool, sophisticated hue that can elegantly complement most furnishings.

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Dream about these ideas:

  • Switch plates, cabinet handles, and small pieces of housing hardware are an inexpensive and effective update.
  • Arrange things to display the rooms purpose. This can help utility areas like a mud room or a tool room or craft area.
  • A little potpourri in the bathrooms can help the room’s appeal.
  • Furniture can leave an imprint in the carpet. When this happens you can put medium-sized ice cubes in the tracks. When the ice melts, the compacted carpet will expand and erase those imprints.

Do you have a 1-bedroom mid-rise condo like 12 South van Dorn St #403? It’s time to look closely at mid-rise condos in 22304 to see what’s sold and what’s selling. (I can help.) How does your mid-rise condo stack-up against other mid-rise condos for sale in the City of Alexandria? Home buyers in the City of Alexandria are savvy and they have a lot of information at their disposal.

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Stuart Nesbitt is a Realtor® licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. His office is located in Fairfax County near the City of Alexandria in Belle Haven. He was born and raised in Northern Virginia and attended Fairfax County schools. Call him at any time to discuss your real estate needs.